Linda Sue Kraatz
Linda Sue Kraatz, 65, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 1989, formerly of Lockport, NY, passed away peacefully Friday, October 8, 2021 after an admirable battle with cancer. She was born December 8, 1955 in Lockport, the daughter of Harold and Margaret Kraatz.
Linda was a remarkable teacher in Lee County for over 30 years. She was a graduate of the University of South Florida and a proud Bulls fan. She also loved her Buffalo Bills. Linda had an inborn knack with crafting, especially making beautiful wreaths that she loved giving to friends and family. Her favorite pastime was camping where she made many close friends that became her extended family. She will be remembered as a real “Straight Shooter”. She was a very strong woman with a positive outlook on life. She was a fantastic cook who enjoyed sharing her culinary delights. Linda touched many lives, including, students, teachers, co-workers and many, many friends.
She is survived by her companion, Jill McQueary; mother, Margaret Kraatz; brothers, Mathew Kraatz (Diana), and Mark Kraatz (Cindy); sister, Sheryl Kraatz; extended family, Frederick and Betty McQueary, Frederick McQueary (Alice), and Gregory McQueary (Judy); many nieces, nephews, greats and now great-greats; as well many cousins, all that she loved dearly.
Though you are no longer with us, you will never be forgotten. May your memory be forever held in the hearts of those who loved you.
Memorial Services will be held 11:30 AM Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Faith Assembly of God, 7101 Bayshore Rd., North Fort Myers, FL 33917 with Wanda Neubert officiating.
Memorial Contributions in memory of Linda Sue Kraatz are suggested to St. Jude’s, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.